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Field recording made beside a meadow at Charlestown State Park, Charlestown, Indiana, outside of Louisville, Kentucky, April 20, 2014. Surroundings are a mix of forest, field, and meadow. Equipment: Sony PCM-M10, internal microphones.
Topics: field recording, soundscape, birds, insects, Indiana, Kentuckiana Sounds
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by Jeff Dickerhoof
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Field recording made in the Orchard Lakes subdivision in Buechel, Louisville, Kentucky, July 23, 2017. Gentle rolling thunderstorm with calls by a variety of birds. Includes the percussive transients of several thunder claps and the deep bass of the extended roll. Recorded by Jeff Dickerhoof.  Equipment:  Universal Audio 8p interface, Microphone Parts T12 LDC mic, Universal Audio 6176 Pre-Amp and LA2A Compressor. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project:...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Buechel, thunder, thunderstorm, birds, rain,...
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Field recording of frogs, birds, and ambience made at the shore of a seasonal pond on the prairie in Iroquois Park, Louisville, Kentucky, March 18, 2018. Bird species include red-winged blackbird and eastern towhee. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum.     Equipment: Sound Devices MixPre-3 audio recorder, Audio-Technica AT8022 stereo microphone. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project:  www.kentuckianasounds.org  
Topics: field recording, soundscape, birds, frogs, Kentuckiana Sounds
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Field recording of church bells of St. Brigid Catholic Church, Louisville, Kentucky, ringing simultaneously with the monthly test of the Metro Louisville tornado warning siren system, January 9, 2018.  Recorded by John Paul Wright. Equipment: Tascam DR-05 audio recorder, internal microphones.
Topics: field recording, soundscape, tornado siren, siren, bells, church bells, Kentuckiana Sounds
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Field recording made at the koi pond next to the Visitor Center at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, Clermont, Kentucky on the afternoon of April 7, 2013. The primary sound is of a pump that circulates the water in the pond. Families moving around the pond and observing the fish can be heard in the background. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum.  Equipment:  Tascam DR-2d audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org  
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Clermont, Bernheim, pumps, equipment, mechanical, water,...
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by Aaron Rosenblum
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Field recording made at a pullout on a rural road in New Albany, Indiana, outside of Louisville, Kentucky. Surroundings are a mix of forest, field, and meadow. Equipment: Sony PCM-M10, internal microphones.
Topics: field recording, soundscape, birds, insects, spring, Indiana, Kentuckiana Sounds
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Field recording of a college football game in progress at UL Papa John's Stadium at the University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, September 17, 2015. Recorded from an overpass a few hundred yards from the stadium, with a railroad track in between. A train can be heard passing between the recording position and the stadium during the recording.  Equipment: Sony PCM-M10, internal microphones.
Topics: field recording, soundscape, football, Louisville, whistle, horn, cheering
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Field recording of the Portland Festival parade moving along Portland Ave. in the Portland neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky, at around 2:30pm on June 2nd, 2018. Sounds of parade-goers, floats, vehicles in the parade, trains stopped on the nearby track overpass, a parade vehicle equiped with a train horn, and ambient sounds. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum. Equipment: Sony PCM-M10 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project:...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, parades, horns, trains, children, cars, Kentuckiana Sounds
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by Aaron Rosenblum
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Field recording of Sandhill cranes made near the Dranes ponds, Cecilia, Kentucky, February 6, 2015.  Equipment: Sony PCM-M10 audio recorder, internal microphones.
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Sandhill cranes, birds, Cecilia, Kentucky, Kentuckiana Sounds
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Field recording of midland chorus frogs (Pseudacris triseriata) calling from a water-filled depression in the parking area of the Paul Yost Recreation Area at Jefferson Memorial Forest in Fairdale, Kentucky around 12:00pm on February 26, 2019. Wind in the forest, a distant train, and a passing automobile are also heard. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum. Equipment:  Olympus LS-12 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Fairdale, forest, frogs, cars, midland chorus...
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Field recording made at the edge of a field of tall grasses and brush at the side of McCawley Road near the South Central branch of the Louisville Free Public Library, Okolona, Louisville, Kentucky, recorded at approximately 9:00am, August 4, 2018. Insects, birds, passing traffic, and sounds from the nearby post office loading dock are heard. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum. Equipment:  Sound Devices MixPre-3 audio recorder, stereo pair of FEL Communications Clippy EM-172 microphones. This...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Okolona, birds, insects, traffic, cars, post...
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by Aaron Rosenblum
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Field recording of forest sounds captured along the Hemlock Cliffs trail in Hoosier National Forest, English, Indiana, on the early afternoon of May 5, 2018. Bird calls, a lightly running creek, light rain, and sounds of humans and a dog can be heard. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum. Equipment: Sound Devices MixPre-3 audio recorder, stereo pair of FEL communications Clippy EM-172 microphones. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project:  www.kentuckianasounds.org  
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Indiana, Hoosier National Forest, birds, forest, rain, Kentuckiana...
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Field recording of katydids calling at an intersection equipped with Accessible Pedestrian Signals (audible walk signs), during the late evening, 8th St. and W. Chestnut St., Louisville, Kentucky, August 18, 2013.  Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum. Equipment: Sony PCM-M10 recorder, internal microphones. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project:  www.kentuckianasounds.org  
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, insects, katydids, Accessible Pedestrian Signals, crosswalk,...
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Field recording of a rock breaker (jackhammer) clearing a rock wall on lower Brownsboro Road in the Clifton neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky, July 8, 2006. Recorded from North Bellaire Avenue.   Equipment: Aiwa AM-F70 minidisc recorder, Audio-Technica AT822 microphone.
Topics: field recording, soundscape, jackhammer, echo, Kentucky, Kentuckiana Sounds
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Field recording made near a drainage ditch behind a commercial building in Okolona, Louisville, Kentucky, at approximately 9:15pm, August 9, 2018. Crickets, frogs, and katydids call, with human and dog voices and road noise in the background. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum.  Equipment:  Sony PCM-M10 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording was created as part of the COLLIDER artist-in-residence program and can be found on the site-specific sound map for the project at Kentuckiana...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Okolona, katydids, crickets, waterways,...
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Field recording made at the South Central branch of the Louisville Free Public Library, Okolona, Louisville, Kentucky, at approximately 9:30pm, August 9, 2018. Katydids call in the tree canopy above the parking island in the library parking lot and surrounding area. Road noise, light fixtures, and HVAC systems are audible in the background. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum.  Equipment:  Sony PCM-M10 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording was created as part of the COLLIDER...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Okolona, katydids, parking lots, nighttime,...
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Field recording of hot air balloons filling and lifting off from Bowman Field airport during the Kentucky Derby Festival, around 7:00am, April 27, 2018. Gas burners used to maintain inflation and lift are heard, along with child and adult voices, generators, fans, a Louisville Metro Police Department helicopter, and other sounds. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum.  Sound Devices MixPre-3 audio recorder, Audio-Technica AT8022 stereo microphone. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, hot air balloons, airports, helicopters, Kentuckiana Sounds
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Field recording made on a warm spring night on a back porch on May 17, 2018 in the Germantown neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky. Featuring the sounds of frogs, crickets, cats, a dog, light rain, a human and various vehicles driving down the alley. The back door of the house is open, pets moving freely from inside to outside. Recorded by Heather Fox.  Equipment: iPhone 6, internal microphones.  This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Germantown, frogs, crickets, insects, cats,...
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Field recording made at the water retention pond of the Edible Garden at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, Clermont, Kentucky, early evening, May 18, 2015.  Equipment: Sony PCM-M10, internal microphones.
Topics: field recording, soundscape, insects, water, pond, spring, Kentucky, Kentuckiana Sounds
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Field recording of distant freight trains made overnight from the second floor of a residence on South Sixth Street in Louisville, Kentucky. To the west of Sixth Street is a rail yard and an area of industry heavily trafficked by freight traffic.  Equipment: Sony PCM-M10, internal microphones.
Topics: field recording, soundscape, trains, locomotives, spring, Kentucky, Kentuckiana Sounds
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by Aaron Rosenblum
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Field recording of a katydid and other insects in a large tree near the Northeast Regional Library in Lyndon, Louisville, Kentuckymade at approximately 7:00pm on October 23, 2019. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum. Equipment:  Sound Devices MixPre-3 audio recorder, Rode NTG3 microphone. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Lyndon, insects, trees, night, Kentuckiana Sounds
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by Aaron Rosenblum
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Field recording of insects, birds, human sounds, and the flowing waters of Beargrass Creek in Cherokee Park, Louisville, Kentucky, August 18, 2013.  Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum. Equipment: Tascam DR-2d recorder, internal microphones. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project:  www.kentuckianasounds.org  
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Cherokee Park, insects, crickets, cicadas, water, birds,...
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Field recording of a freight train crossing Shelby St. in the Schnitzelburg neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky, January 25, 2016.   Equipment: Sony PCM-M10 audio recorder, internal microphones.
Topics: field recording, soundscape, railroad, train, freight train, Kentucky, Kentuckiana Sounds
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by Aaron Rosenblum
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Field recording of a "walk-in" protest by public school teachers at Shelby Traditional Academy, Louisville, Kentucky, April 12, 2018. Teachers waved signs at passing cars, soliciting honks and offering cheers. Recorded from across the street from the main group of teachers. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum. Equipment: Sound Devices MixPre-3 audio recorder, stereo pair of FEL communications Clippy EM-172 microphones. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: ...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, teachers, labor action, labor dispute, Kentuckiana Sounds
Field recording made at the South Central branch of the Louisville Free Public Library, Okolona, Louisville, Kentucky, at 4:45pm, August 4, 2018. A library staff member announces the closure of the library. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum.  Equipment:  Sony PCM-M10 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording was created as part of the COLLIDER artist-in-residence program and can be found on the site-specific sound map for the project at Kentuckiana Sounds: kentuckianasounds.org/collider....
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Okolona, libraries, announcements, COLLIDER...
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Field recording of the gas furnaces that create steam for the Belle of Louisville steamboat, made on the Ohio River near Louisville, Kentucky at approximately 2:00pm on October 28, 2018. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum.  Equipment:  Sound Devices MixPre-3 audio recorder, Audio-Technica AT8022 stereo microphone. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Ohio River, rivers, steamboats, furnaces, steam,...
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Sounds of a steam radiator in the sunroom of an Old Louisville apartment built circa 1900. Recorded with a Microtech Gefell UM 92.1S tube condenser microphone placed close to the radiator valve. Set in a bi-directional mode, the microphone captures the range of the radiator from conflagrant to sweeping, while also capturing the sounds of passing vehicles and planes outside. Recorded by Chris Leidner. Equipment: Microtech Gefell UM 92.1S tube condenser microphone . This recording is part of the...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Old Louisville, radiators, heat, Kentuckiana Sounds
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by Bobby Barbour
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Field Recording made in the Bradley neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky, August 21, 2018. Cicadas call nearby, with neighborhood sounds and the distant interstate highway heard in the background. Recorded by Bobby Barbour.  Equipment: iPhone 8, internal microphones.  This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org  
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Bradley, insects, cicadas, highways, Kentuckiana...
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Field recording of leaf blowers clearing leaves in Central Park, Louisville, Kentucky, November 10, 2015. Equipment: Sony PCM-M10, internal microphones.
Topics: field recording, soundscape, leaf blower, Kentucky, Kentuckiana Sounds
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Sounds outside the legislative session rooms during a rally by teachers from across Kentucky at the Kentucky State Capitol, Frankfort, Kentucky, to protest propsed changes to state employee pensions and education funding, April 14, 2018. Recorded by Brian Manley. Equipment:  Tascam DR-44WL audio recorder, internal microphones.   This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Frankfort, teachers, protests, rallies, pensions, capitol,...
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by Aaron Rosenblum
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Field recording of a metal halide street light bulb made in a large shopping center parking lot in Okolona, Louisville, Kentucky, at approximately 9:20pm, August 9, 2018. Road noise and katydids are can be heard in the background. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum.  Equipment:  Sony PCM-M10 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording was created as part of the COLLIDER artist-in-residence program and can be found on the site-specific sound map for the project at Kentuckiana Sounds:...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Okolona, parking lots, street lights, metal...
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Field recording of slot machines in a casino in Southern Indiana made at approximately 10:00pm on September 7, 2018. Equipment:  Sony PCM-M10 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Indiana, casinos, slot machines, Kentuckiana Sounds
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Field recording of the paddlewheel of the steamboat Belle of Louisville recorded from the hurricane deck of the vessel in the Ohio River near the Louisville, Kentucky waterfront at approximately 2:00pm on October 28, 2018. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum. Equipment:  Sound Devices MixPre-3 audio recorder, Audio-Technica AT8022 stereo microphone. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org  
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, steamboats, paddlewheels, boats, Ohio River,...
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Field recording made in the backyard of an apartment located on South Preston St. in Shelby Park, Louisville, Kentucky, recorded February 19, 2018. The recording site is located near an interstate highway, and in the flight path of Louisville International Airport. Recorded by Brian Manley. Equipment:  Tascam DR-44WL audio recorder, internal microphones.   This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Shelby Park, backyards, winter, airplanes,...
Field recording of the Accessible Pedestrian Signal (audible walk signs) at the southwest corner of Bardstown Rd. and Wrocklage Ave., Louisville, Kentucky, August 20, 2018. Recorded by echopathy. Equipment: Zoom H4 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Accessible Pedestrian Signals, crosswalk, walk...
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Field recording made in the parking lot of the South Central branch of the Louisville Free Public Library, Okolona, Louisville, Kentucky at approximately 3:45pm, August 18, 2018. Rain falls outside the main entrance of the library.  Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum. Equipment:  Sound Devices MixPre-3 audio recorder, stereo pair of FEL Communications Clippy EM-172 microphones.   
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Okolona, libraries, rain, COLLIDER Residency,...
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by Aaron Rosenblum
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Field recording of sounds emanating from a chemical manufacturing plant located in the Park Hill neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky, made during the afternoon of January 5, 2014. Also includes sirens of passing emergency vehicles and other ambient sounds. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum. Equipment:  Tascam DR-2d audio recorder, internal microphones.   This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, sirens, manufacturing, Kentuckiana Sounds
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Field recording made at the South Central branch of the Louisville Free Public Library, Okolona, Louisville, Kentucky, recorded at approximately 3:00pm, August 4, 2018. A staff member scans an entire shelf of children's books for an inventory project. Scanning equipment, the shuffling of books, children's and adults' voices, cell phone notifications, and library ambience are heard. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum.  Equipment:  Sound Devices MixPre-3 audio recorder, stereo pair of FEL...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Okolona, libraries, books, children, telephones,...
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Field recording made while walking through the Douglass Loop Farmers' Market, Louisville, Kentucky at approximately 12:00pm on August 24, 2019. Recorded by Ward Wilson.  Equipment:  iPhone XR, internal microphone. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, farmers markets, music, talking, crowds,...
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by Aaron Rosenblum
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Field recording made at the edge of a drainage pond in a vacant lot near the South Central branch of the Louisville Free Public Library, Okolona, Louisville, Kentucky, recorded at approximately 2:45pm, August 4, 2018. Insects, birds, passing traffic, and sounds from the nearby airport are heard. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum.  Equipment:  Sound Devices MixPre-3 audio recorder, stereo pair of FEL Communications Clippy EM-172 microphones. This recording was created as part of the COLLIDER...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Okolona, birds, insects, ponds, traffic, cars,...
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Field recording made on the sidewalk of W. Jefferson St. in the Russell neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky at approximately 9:00am, October 26, 2018. Sounds of the demolition of the Beecher Terrace housing complex in the adjacent lot during light rain. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum.   Equipment:  Sony PCM-M10 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Russell, Beecher Terrace, rain, demolition,...
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Field recording of the 48th annual World Championship Dainty Contest held outside Hauck's Handy Store in Schnitzelburg, Louisville, KY, on July 30, 2018. Contestants compete in the game of Dainty. Crowds cheer for them. Onlookers joke, talk, and carry on. The announcer calls out the names of contestants. Recorded by Alexander Udis. Equipment:  Zoom F1-SP Field Recorder with Zoom XYH-6 Microphone. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Schnitzelburg, dainty, games, crowds, cheering,...
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Field recording of a barge moving along the Ohio River and into the McAlpine Locks and Dam locks at approximately 5:30pm on February 27, 2019, made with a hydrophone (underwater microphone) lowered into the river. From the contributor: "You can hear the noisiness of the ships motors and propellers. As the barge gets close to the lock, you can hear the sirens made by the McAlpine facility to announce the arrival of the barge. If you have a good playback system you can also hear a low...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Portland, barges, towboats, locks, dams, rivers,...
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by Aaron Rosenblum
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Field recording made on the sidewalk of S. Sixth St. in downtown Louisville, Kentucky at approximately 1:00pm, November 2, 2018. A loud hum emanates from an alleyway where two laundry trucks are parked, bewteen a commercial building and a parking garage. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum.  Equipment:  Sony PCM-M10 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org   
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, downtown, hum, Kentuckiana Sounds
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Field recording made in the woods of Waverly Park in southwest Jefferson County, Kentucky. A short distance away from the recording location is a pond, on which several species of waterfowl are gathered. A goose calls repeatedly, wind passes through dry leaves on the trees, deer pass by, and chickadees and other small birds call. Recorded at approximately 10:15am on January 29, 2020. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum.  Equipment:  Sony PCM-M10 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording is...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, wind, geese, songbirds, deer, ponds, winter,...
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Field recording of the steam power system of the Belle of Louisville steamboat, made on the Ohio River near Louisville, Kentucky at approximately 2:00pm on October 28, 2018. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum.  Equipment:  Sound Devices MixPre-3 audio recorder, Audio-Technica AT8022 stereo microphone. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Ohio River, rivers, steamboats, engines, steam,...
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Field recording made on the riverbank of the Ohio River, featuring waves, a passing towboat, cicadas, and industrial background noise. Recording made near the Louisville Riverwalk in Shawnee Park, Shawnee, Louisville, Kentucky at approximately 5:15pm on August 28, 2013. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum.  Equipment:  Tascam DR-2d audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Shawnee, rivers, towboats, cicadas, riverbanks,...
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Field recording made at the South Central branch of the Louisville Free Public Library, Okolona, Louisville, Kentucky, at approximately 2:35pm, August 6, 2018. Circular floor vent in the open position located in the floor of the program room. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum. Equipment:  Sony PCM-M10 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording was created as part of the COLLIDER artist-in-residence program and can be found on the site-specific sound map for the project at Kentuckiana...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Okolona, whistling, vents, HVAC, COLLIDER...
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Field recording made in the foyer of the South Central branch of the Louisville Free Public Library, Okolona, Louisville, Kentucky, at approximately 6:45pm, August 23, 2018. As the interior and exterior doors open and close and patrons pass by, sounds from inside and outside the library are briefly heard in the foyer. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum.  Equipment:  Sound Devices MixPre-3 audio recorder, stereo pair of FEL Communications Clippy EM-172 microphones. This recording was created as part...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Okolona, libraries, foyers, doors, COLLIDER...
Field recording of the Accessible Pedestrian Signal (audible walk signs) at the southwest corner of Bardstown Rd. and Rutherford Ave., Louisville, Kentucky, August 20, 2018. Recorded by echopathy. Equipment: Zoom H4 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Accessible Pedestrian Signals, crosswalk, walk...
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WARNING: This sound may be disturbing to some listeners. Please read the following description before playback to see if this sound is appropriate for you.  Field recording of hogs being offloaded at a slaughterhouse and meat processing plant in the Butchertown neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky at approximately 8:00pm on July 9, 2019. Recorded by Ward Wilson. Equipment: iPhone XR, internal microphone.  This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org  
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Butchertown, pigs, hogs, slaughterhouses, meat,...
Field recording of the Accessible Pedestrian Signal (audible walk signs) at the northeast corner of Bardstown Rd. and Eastern Parkway (Bardstown Rd. crossing), Louisville, Kentucky, August 20, 2018. Recorded by echopathy. Equipment: Zoom H4 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Accessible Pedestrian Signals, crosswalk, walk...
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Field recording made at the last monthly square dance put on by LOTSA, the Louisville Old Time Square Association. Beloved square dance caller Lou Maiuri drove in from West Virginia and was accompanied by two members of The Downhill Strugglers, Jackson Lynch and Walker Shepard. Maiuri instructs the crowd on the dance moves that will appear in the following number. Crowd noise, as well as the sounds of the dancers' footwork, and chatter between songs are heard. Recorded at the AMVETS Preston...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Schnitzelburg, square dance, crowds, AMVETS,...
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Field recording made near a brushy area and fenceline behind a commercial building in Okolona, Louisville, Kentucky, at approximately 9:15pm, August 9, 2018. An insect calls prominently in the foreground, with a chorus of katydids, crickets, and road noise in the background. A car or home security alarm sounds during the recording. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum.  Equipment:  Sony PCM-M10 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording was created as part of the COLLIDER artist-in-residence...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Okolona, insects, nighttime, night sounds,...
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Field recording of a chorus of car and truck horns, including public works vehicles, honking as part of a "Flash Dads" event at Shelby Traditional Academy, Louisville, Kentucky at approximately 8:30am, Janurary 24, 2018. Honking cars and trucks are on Shelby, Ziegler, Rawlings, and Bland Streets. Distant and nearby dogs and passing traffic can be heard, along with neighbors chatting about the cause of the commotion. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum. Equipment:  Sound Devices MixPre-3...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Meriwether, horns, cars, trucks, dads,...
Field recording of the Accessible Pedestrian Signal (audible walk signs) at the southeast corner of Bardstown Rd. and Harvard Dr. (Harvard Dr. crossing), Louisville, Kentucky, August 20, 2018. Recorded by echopathy. Equipment: Zoom H4 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Accessible Pedestrian Signals, crosswalk, walk...
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Field recording of a casual ping pong match played on a back porch in the Cherokee Triangle neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky at approximately 4:30pm on July 28, 2019. Recorded by Leslie. Equipment: iPhone, internal microphone. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Cherokee Triangle, ping pong, sports, birds,...
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by Brian Manley
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Field recording of a an LG&E road crew digging up a street in the Portland neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky on May 5, 2019 at approximately 9:00am. Recorded by Brian Manley.  Equipment:  Tascam DR44WL audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Portland, construction, Kentuckiana Sounds
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Field recording made in the parking lot of the South Central branch of the Louisville Free Public Library, Okolona, Louisville, Kentucky at approximately 2:05pm, August 6, 2018. The recorder is located near the soap bubble machines atop the Bubble Bug car, present for LFPL Summer Reading program finale party. The machines are heard, along with children and adults conversing. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum. Equipment:  Sony PCM-M10 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording was created...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Okolona, bubbles, families, libraries, parties,...
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Field recording made near the children's section of the South Central branch of the Louisville Free Public Library, Okolona, Louisville, Kentucky, at approximately 4:00pm, August 12, 2018. Pre-school and elementary school-aged children and their accompanying adults use computer workstations and browse the collection. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum.  Equipment:  Sony PCM-M10 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording was created as part of the COLLIDER artist-in-residence program and...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Okolona, libraries, children, computers,...
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by Aaron Rosenblum
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Field recording of several groups of bowlers in a bowling alley in the South End of Louisville, Kentucky at approximately 8:00pm on February 2, 2020. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum.  Equipment:  Sony PCM-M10 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, bowling, talking, Kentuckiana Sounds
Field recording made at the South Central branch of the Louisville Free Public Library, Okolona, Louisville, Kentucky, recorded at approximately 3:00pm, August 5, 2018. The recorder is located near the center of the large, open branch. Children and adults are heard conversing, moving about, and using computers and library equipment. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum.  Equipment:  Sony PCM-M10 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording was created as part of the COLLIDER...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Okolona, libraries, books, children, air...
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by Delvan Ramey
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Edited field recording of the church bell at Clifton Universalist Unitarian Church in the Clifton neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky, recorded at 10:00am on April 4, 2020. During the COVID-19 shutdown, Kentucky governor Andy Brashear asked churches to ring their bells daily at 10:00am as a sign of solidarity. The recordist is also a photographer, and the shutter on their camera can also be heard during the recording. Recorded by Delvan Ramey. Equipment:  Tascam DR-07X digital audio recorder,...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Clifton, churches, church bells, camera shutter,...
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Field recording made on a warm spring night on a back porch on May 17, 2018 in the Germantown neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky. Featuring the sounds of frogs, crickets, cats, a dog, light rain, a human and various vehicles driving down the alley. The back door of the house is open, pets moving freely from inside to outside. From the contributor: "This is a recording of the first Kentucky Derby day without my dear friend Pat who died on April 21, 2019. I intended to record 30 minutes of...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Germantown, birds, insects, backyard,...
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Field recording of frogs calling in a pond and occasional motor traffic in the Scott's Gap section of Jefferson Memorial Forest, Louisville, Kentucky, recorded at 10:30pm on June 20, 2020. Recorded by Niall Munnelly. Equipment:  Sony PCM-D100 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Jefferson Memorial Forest, forest, ponds, frogs,...
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Field recording made at a railroad crossing, featuring the sounds of a passing train, the railroad crossing signal, and crickets. Recording made near 12th and Hill Streets in Park Hill, Louisville, Kentucky at approximately 10:00pm on October 30, 2019. Recorded by Niall Munnelly. Equipment:  Sony PCM-D100 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, trains, railroad crossings, insects, crickets, Kentuckiana...
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Field recording made on the sidewalk of Jefferson Boulevard near the northeast corner of the South Central branch of the Louisville Free Public Library, Okolona, Louisville, Kentucky, recorded at approximately 2:30pm, August 4, 2018. Passing automobile traffic and distant insects, birds, and sirens are heard. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum.  Equipment:  Sound Devices MixPre-3 audio recorder, stereo pair of FEL Communications Clippy EM-172 microphones. This recording was created as part of the...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Okolona, traffic, cars, birds, insects, COLLIDER...
Field recording of the Accessible Pedestrian Signal (audible walk signs) at the northeast corner of Bardstown Rd. and Taylorsville Rd. (Bardstown Rd. crossing), Louisville, Kentucky, August 20, 2018. Recorded by echopathy. Equipment: Zoom H4 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Accessible Pedestrian Signals, crosswalk, walk...
Field recording of the Accessible Pedestrian Signal (audible walk signs) at the southeast corner of Bardstown Rd. and Weber Ave., Louisville, Kentucky, August 20, 2018. Recorded by echopathy. Equipment: Zoom H4 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Accessible Pedestrian Signals, crosswalk, walk...
Field recording of the Accessible Pedestrian Signal (audible walk signs) at the northeast corner of Bardstown Rd. and Eastern Parkway (Eastern Parkway crossing), Louisville, Kentucky, August 20, 2018. Recorded by echopathy. Equipment: Zoom H4 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Accessible Pedestrian Signals, crosswalk, walk...
Field recording of the Accessible Pedestrian Signal (audible walk signs) at the northeast corner of Bardstown Rd. and Taylorsville Rd. (Taylorsville Rd. crossing), Louisville, Kentucky, August 20, 2018. Recorded by echopathy. Equipment: Zoom H4 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Accessible Pedestrian Signals, crosswalk, walk...
Field recording of the Accessible Pedestrian Signal (audible walk signs) at the southeast corner of Bardstown Rd. and Harvard Dr. (Bardstown Rd. crossing), Louisville, Kentucky, August 20, 2018. Recorded by echopathy. Equipment: Zoom H4 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Accessible Pedestrian Signals, crosswalk, walk...
Field recording of the Accessible Pedestrian Signal (audible walk signs) at the southwest corner of Bardstown Rd. and Douglass Blvd., Louisville, Kentucky, August 20, 2018. Recorded by echopathy. Equipment: Zoom H4 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording is part of the Kentuckiana Sounds project: www.kentuckianasounds.org
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Accessible Pedestrian Signals, crosswalk, walk...
Field recording made at the South Central branch of the Louisville Free Public Library, Okolona, Louisville, Kentucky, at approximately 6:15pm, March 10, 2018. A musician performs Cuban music on an acoustic guitar as families gather and talk, children run by, and normal library sounds are heard. The concert was hosted by Kentucky Refugee Ministries and the library, was titled KRM Live, and featured performers from across the globe who now live in Louisville, Kentucky. Recorded by Aaron...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Okolona, libraries, Cuba, music, chatting,...
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Collage of two field recordings made at the South Central branch of the Louisville Free Public Library, Okolona, Louisville, Kentucky, recorded between 1:00am and 4:00am, August 16, 2018. The recorder is located near the center of the large, open branch. Cars can be heard outside the branch, along with intermittent crickets and regular airplane liftoffs from the nearby airport. Recorded by Aaron Rosenblum.  Equipment:  Olympus LS-14 audio recorder, internal microphones. This recording was...
Topics: field recording, soundscape, Kentucky, Louisville, Okolona, libraries, airplanes, crickets,...